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Regular version of the site

Internet Studies Lab

Digital Transformation and Global Society. Second International Conference, DTGS 2017, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 21–23, 2017, Revised Selected Papers

Edited by: Alexandrov Daniel A., A. V. Boukhanovsky, A. V. Chugunov et al.

Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2017.

Self-disclosure online and offline: the Effect of Age In print

Sinyavskaya Y., Koltsova O.

Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine. 2017.

Book chapter
Digital Inequality in Russia through the Use of a Social Network Site: A Cross-Regional Comparison

Rykov Y., Nagornyy O. S., Koltsova O.

In bk.: Digital Transformation & Global Society: Second International Conference, DTGS 2017, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 21-23, 2017, Revised Selected Papers. Springer International Publishing, 2017.

Working paper
Mining media topics perceived as social problems by online audiences: use of a data mining approach in sociology

Nagornyy O. S., Koltsova O.

Sociology. SOC. Высшая школа экономики, 2017. No. WP BRP 74/SOC/2017.

LINIS at CyberPsychology Conference

LINIS staff took a part in 22nd Annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference (CyPsy22), which was held on June 26-28 in the  University of Wolverhampton (UK).

Web Science Summer School-2017!

The Web Science Summer School was held on July 1-8 in Saint-Petersburg under the organization of LINIS (HSE SPb) and IfMO University.

Congratulation our colleague on winning a contest!

Oleg Nagornyy, research intern of LINIS, took the premier place in the contest of best master thesis, which is annually arranged by VCIOM. 


LINIS staff took a part in the Second International Conference “Digital transformation & Global society” (DTGS’17), which was held in Saint-Petersburg on June 21-23.

Data Science for everybody!

Sergei Koltsov, the IT-director of LINIS, took a part in intensive seminar, which was held in the office of Yandex in Moscow on June 14-15.

Research seminar in LINIS

The methodical seminar on the interdisciplinary approach to analysis of social media and social networking sites was held in LINIS on May 17.

We are happy to announce annual Web Science Summer School 2017!

The Summer School Web Science-2017 will be held in St.Petersburg, Russia, on July 1-8 2017.

Pre-Christmas digest of articles of LINIS

A series of articles of LINIS were published in proceedings of AINL FRUCT-2016 conference. 

Russian-Chinese collaboration

The head of the Laboratory for Internet studies Olessia Koltsova returned from the journey to China. 

Destructive networks and "groups of death"

Increasing attention is paid to so-called “groups of death”, which have spread in Internet, especially in Social Network Sites. What caused the interest of adolescents to these online-communities?  How to protect children from this threat? These and other issues were discussed in a live-program "Project-2015" on the channel Saint-Petersburg, where Yuri Rykov acted as invited expert.